The University of Arizona

Fulbright Fellowship

Background

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study, conduct research, and/or teach English abroad. In addition, Critical Language Enhancement Awards are available to grantees for study of critical need foreign languages before or during their grant period.  Students listed completed an undergraduate mathematics major at the U of A.

Application Information

Frequency: Annual
Application Period: Fall

Eligibility:  

  • Class Standing:   must have a conferred bachelor's degree or the equivalent before the start of the grant
  • Citizenship/Residency:  citizens or nationals of the United States of America at the time of application.  Permanent residents are not eligible. 
  • Applicants must be in good health
  • Applicants must have sufficient proficiency in the written and spoken language of the host country sufficient to communicate with the people and to carry out the proposed study/research

Benefits:

  • round-trip transportation to the host country
  • funding to cover room, board, and incidental costs, based on the cost of living in the host country
  • Accident & Sickness Health Benefits
  • additional benefits may apply, depending on host country

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs, completed in a foreign country.  

During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences.  The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding.

https://us.fulbrightonline.org/

Past Recipients

  • Kevin Keys, 2010
  • Laura Baker, 2003
  • Roger Levy, 1996
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